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Week 7 chapter 6 notes

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Week 7 chapter 6 notes PHIL 194

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Date Created: 10/10/15
Study group notes week 5 Chapter 6 Analyze inductive Arguments Inductive vs Deductive 0 Can determine the conclusion from the sentence is deductive o Inductive you can accept premise as true and conclusion false without contradicting each other 0 They use terms like most some 0 Inductive provide evidence for conclusion 0 Conclusion is a hypothesis because it is not 100 true 4 types of inductive argument 1 Enumerative 2 Statistical Syllogism 3 Casual 4 Analogy Enumerative 0 From premises that ascribing a feature to a number of things of a certain kind argument concludes that all things of that kind have that feature 0 Universal thing in absolute deal with all 0 Nonuniversal things like most or few not apply to all things 0 Conclusion is a universal statement Statistical Syllogism o A feature that is ascribed to a case or a case on the basis of their being subsumed within a larger class of things some of which perhaps many have that feature that was ascribed Goes from sample small size to conclude all have that feature 0 Most cops have X training B cop has X training So A cop also has X training 0 One premise will be a generalization statement Causal 0 Claim that two things are related cause and effect 0 Three things to look for 1 Effect E comes from cause C 2 C causes E 3 E and C are the cause or effect of something else X Analogy 0 Certain conclusion about individuals qualities or classes is drawn on a basis of similarities with other individuals qualities or classes 0 Determines success 1 How many things are being held for analogy against each other 2 The degree of similarities of dissimilarities 3 Relevance of the chosen features to the hypothesis 4 Boldness of hypothesis with respect to the evidence modesty is stronger Rehab ny 0 Based on reason premise true make conclusion more likely to be true over 50 then reliable under 50 unreliable matter of degree Strong o In order to be strong has to be reliable 0 Needs to have all true premise matter of degree Graph Statements general l I specific L39 nonuniversal universal


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